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Posted: 08/15/2023

 Who We Are:  

Growing from a dorm room start-up in 2012, JonnyPops is focused on a continuing mission to introduce new people and markets to our better-for-you frozen treats, while also innovating and introducing delicious new products for everyone to enjoy! At JonnyPops, we believe our talented team, empowered to make an impact at their work every day is what allows our business to continue to thrive. We look for bright and ambitious individuals who seek out challenges, align with our core values, and get fulfillment from seeing their work transform the world around them. Join our team and help us make A Better Pop, for a Better World. 

What You Will Do:  

The hands on Controller has the primary duty of executing all Accounting activities and ensuring that the financial transactions are accurate and timely and recorded in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.  This role works closely with key functional leaders providing financial input and guiding fact based decision-making.  You will utilize systems, processes and people to create efficiencies in the accounting team and transactions.   

This exempt position reports to the CFO and will be a hybrid role with approximately 2 days a week onsite in Elk River, Minnesota. 


  • Manage day-to-day accounting activities in a fast-paced environment  

  • Record recurring and non-standard journal entries to ensure accurate accounting 

  • Ensure general ledger account balances are reconciled including Cash, A/R, Inventory, Fixed Assets, A/P, Payroll liabilities, Customer trade liabilities and Accrued Expenses  

  • Execute the month end close process and prepare the financial reporting package including P&L, balance sheet and cash flow 

  • Analyze the monthly financial results based on trends and as compared to the budget/forecast.  Explain and investigate any major discrepancies, and understand key business drivers 

  • Work closely with key functional leaders to provide actual results and identify forecast updates 

  • Complete bi-weekly payroll processing for exempt and non-exempt employees including employee benefit withholdings, garnishments, etc. 

  • Understands standard cost accounting in manufacturing, including working knowledge of the bill of materials and the related raw material components, labor and overhead cost pool.    

  • Manages the standard cost revaluation process and related ERP transactions.  Analyzes production variances in collaboration with the Operations Team to identify gross margin enhancement opportunities.  

  • Provide oversight to Accounts Payable function including vendor set-up, vendor bills and automated payment processing 

  • Provide oversight to Accounts Receivable function including customer set-up, customer payment deductions and cash application 

  • Strong working knowledge of ERP and GL transaction types and related accounting impacts to assist in issue resolution within Accounting and across the operations of the business 

  • Reconcile banking transactions for accuracy and completeness as well as overall cash flow management 

  • Maintain owned fixed asset and leased assets records and record related accounting transactions including additions, disposals, interest and depreciation/amortization. 

  • Provide business partners financial information and analysis so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with information to keep pace with important and urgent considerations and decisions 

  • Assist in maintaining the input driven operation and financial models which drive the annual budget and quarterly forecast process 

  • Identify and design metrics related to the Accounting function to drive operational excellence and drive strategic priorities 

  • Develop and implement improvements to accounting procedures or financial processes as required by business growth and to improve accuracy or efficiency 

  • Super-user of ERP system and other related financial systems/tools and provides training to other users within the organization 

  • Drive continuous improvements across all ERP transactions and related accounting and financial reporting and analysis processes   

  • Effectively influence colleagues by supporting them, challenging them, providing unique perspective and delivering value 

  • Create and drive value within businesses measured by profit improvement, lower cost and enhanced operational performance 

Who You Are: The ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced, dynamic environment and is very comfortable pivoting and adapting to change. You are adaptable, resilient and are a problem solver with a sense of urgency and appreciation for efficiency.  You have a strong working knowledge of the financial impacts of all business transactions in a manufacturing organization.  You have attention to detail in accounting transactions and can also see the forest from the trees when comes to setting priorities and making decisions that drive financial results.  You recognize the role of Accounting as a support function and value creating cross functional relationships to drive increased financial understanding throughout the organization.   You perform well under deadlines and have the ability to multitask, while still being organized and demonstrating strong attention to detail in your work.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.  CPA and MBA preferred. 

  • 7+ years accounting and financial analysis in a manufacturing environment. 

  • ERP system experience - Oracle NetSuite ERP system experience strongly preferred. 

  • Solves difficult problems with efficient solutions by looking beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.  

  • Hands on experience in ERP systems (Oracle Netsuite or similar) and advanced knowledge in Excel 

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment that is fast paced and demanding, and demonstrated ability to influence up, down, and across in cross-functional situations. 

  • Desire for continuous improvement and a willingness to identify creative solutions to solve an issue with speed rather than perfection. 

  • Keen analytical skills and strong attention to detail. 

  • Track record of developing and implementing change which positively impacts company performance. 

  • Candidate must demonstrate integrity and dedication have a positive work attitude and strong work ethic. 

  • Results-oriented with strong process and execution skills, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, handle large workloads under time constraints, and balance competing priorities in a dynamic environment with a sense of urgency, drive, and energy. 

  • Desire to work in a high growth company with opportunity to grow in your career where roles and responsibility will evolve quickly.  This includes hard work and expanding responsibilities. 

  • Effective written communication and presentation skills.? 

  • Ability to operate in a highly focused, entrepreneurial environment and expected to challenge and influence business decisions based on fact-based information and meaningful analytics. 

  • Proven strong commercial acumen. Able to understand the business (products/services, customers, processes) and their key drivers of success (how they make money, what the business costs are).  

  • Demonstrates high degree of curiosity. Invest time and energy into learning. Seeks different points of view and perspectives (internal and external).  

  • Highly motivated and self-directed while also being a collaborative team player with good interpersonal skills. 


  • Medical 

  • Dental 

  • Vision 

  • Disability/Life company paid 

  • 401K 

  • Subsidized lunch program 

  • Flexible Time Off 

  • Paid Holidays